JobsOhio Inclusion Grant Boosts Patter Fam Sauces Ohio Expansion

Funding helps company acquire new machinery and equipment
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Company Name: Patter Fam Sauces, LLC
Industry Sector: Food and Agribusiness
Company Profile: Patter Fam Sauces began in Joyce and Sam Peters’ kitchen based upon their passion for superior sauces and spices that enhance the natural goodness of food. All the products made by the Peters are created using their proprietary blends of locally-grown vegetables and spices. Joyce and Sam Peters have leveraged their experience and knowledge to expand from a cottage-based business to a fully licensed gourmet food enterprise. The company provides micro-batch co-packing, consulting, branding, product development and logistical guidance to small, like-minded food producers.
Company Website: www.patterfamsauces.com

Project Summary:

  • JobsOhio program: JobsOhio Inclusion Grant (JOIG)
    • About program: The JOIG provides financial support for eligible projects in designated distressed communities and/or for businesses owned by underrepresented populations across the state.
    • Support amount: $10,000
  • Type of Project: Expansion
  • Location:
    • City: Wheelersburg
    • Region: Southeast Ohio
  • Jobs committed: 2
  • Capital Investment: $20,779

About the project:

Founded in 2009 by Joyce and Sam Peters, Patter Fam Sauces is an Ohio Proud partner of the Ohio Department of Agriculture. While many small businesses across the nation have suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic, the female-owned Patter Fam Sauces has experienced growth in its product offerings and services.

This investment will allow the company to meet increased demand for its homemade products and services.

Funding use:

The JobsOhio Inclusion Grant will go toward new machinery and equipment.

Testimonial:

“Like many businesses that have been impacted, we employed some creativity and expanded our marketing reach to attract new clients that were wanting to produce new products. In order to meet their needs, we made plans to retool and expand our existing facility.” – Sam Peters, co-founder, Patter Fam Sauces

Collaborators:

JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), Scioto County Economic Development, and Joint Economic Development Initiative of Southern Ohio (JEDISO)